Outline of psychology

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The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to psychology:

Psychology is the science[1] of behavior and mental processes.[2] Its immediate goal is to understand individuals and groups by both establishing general principles and researching specific cases.[3][4]

Branches of psychology[edit]

Subdisciplines of psychology[edit]

List of psychology disciplines

Basic psychological science[edit]

Other areas by topic[edit]

Applied psychology[edit]

Psychological schools[edit]

Psychological schools – some examples of psychological schools follow (the most prominent schools are in bold):

History of psychology[edit]

History of psychology

Psychology theories[edit]

Research methods[edit]

List of psychological research methods

Psychological phenomena[edit]

Psychological conditions[edit]

Psychological treatments[edit]


Psychology education[edit]

Psychology organizations[edit]

Psychology publications[edit]

Scholars of psychology (and related)[edit]

List of psychologists

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Gray, P. O. (2010). "Foundations for the study of psychology". Psychology (6th ed.). New York, New York: Worth Publishers.
  2. ^ Psychology. (n.d.). In Merriam-Webster Medical Dictionary. Retrieved from merriam-webster.com
  3. ^ Fernald LD (2008). Psychology: Six perspectives (pp. 12–15). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  4. ^ Hockenbury & Hockenbury. Psychology. Worth Publishers, 2010.

External links[edit]

  • Psychology Library- Search Psychology articles by author's name, category and key word (Also Articles from the American Psychological Association)